Discovery Thailand, Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia 21 Days
$2890 $2457 per person
Highlights of Thailand Vietnam Laos Cambodia Itinerary:
- Visit some of the most popular sites in Vietnam
- 01 night on Luxury junk cruise on the legendary Halong Bay
- Trekking to discover Sapa minorities. These hikes are easy and medium level, it is also for children over 4 years.
- Discovery The ancient town Hoi An
- Visting Thailand which is a Southeast Asian country. It’s known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha.
- Discover the splendid Angkor Temples and some favourist sites in Cambodia
- Visit Laos with famous place such as : Pak Ou Cave, Khouangsi waterfall, Gibbon…
IncludedAccommodation (Single room ) at the hotel including breakfastsEntrance fees for all sightseeings as mentioned on the programTransfer by private air-conditioned vehicle -4 Seats CarLocal English speaking guideHalong 2days/1night on halong cruise –Joining tourLunches and dinners (L/D) mentioned,Breakfast at hotelTrain Hanoi –Sapa for 1 way (4 berth sharing cabin with solf sleepers)Sapa – Hanoi by busBoat excursion as indicatedGovernment taxes (VAT, etc.)Services charge
Not IncludedDomestic & International flights and airport taxesInsurance of travelersPersonal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned, etc.Beverage, tips, etc.
Terms Of TourOur offers:
- Free 1 bottle of water of 500 ml / person / day during road transfers.
- Support 24/24 during the trip, from the office in Hanoi, by a dedicated customer agent.
- A deposit of 40% of the total price is required before we process your booking .
- An Additional deposit of 40% of the total amount is required 14 days before your arrival date.
- The balance of 20% will be fully paid upon the customer’s arrival in cash or by credit card.
- Bank charges related to the payment are borne by the customer.
- In more than 30 days prior to the trip departure: No charge
- In 15-30 days prior to customer’s arrival: 10% charge
- In 06-15 days prior to customer’s arrival: 30% charge
- In 02-06 days prior to customer’s arrival: 60% charge
- Within 02 days prior to customer’s arrival: 100% charge.
Day 01 : Arrive in Bangkok (No meals)
Upon arrival, meet & greet at the airport then transfer to the hotel. After check in, free and relax on your own
Overnight in Bangkok.
Service include: airport transfer, guide
Day 02 : Bangkok City full day (B/L)
Morning, meet our guide and drive to visit two of the most special Buddhist temples in the city. The Buddha in Wat Trimitr weighs several tons, and is made of solid gold. Visit the famous Reclining Buddha at Wat Po, where the blind may be trained to become masseuses. Then afternoon continue to visit a site the Thai people consider the most sacred in the Kingdom: The Royal Grand Palace. This is one of the most beautiful examples of an ancient Thai court, with several Halls in same compound.
You will also visit Wat Phra Kaew or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (officially known as Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram) is regarded as the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. Located in the historic centre of Bangkok, within the grounds of the Grand Palace, it enshrines Phra Kaew Morakot (the Emerald Buddha), the highly revered Buddha image meticulously carved from a single block of jade. The Emerald Buddha is a Buddha image in the meditating position in the style of the Lanna school of the north, dating from the 15th century . After this place we visit Wat Arun, perhaps better known as the Temple of the Dawn, is one of the best known landmarks and one of the most published images of Bangkok. Then back to hotel and free at leisure.
Overnight in Bangkok.
Service include: car, guide, entrance fee, lunch
Day 03 : Bangkok –Kok Tao –Free on Beach (B) / No guide in Koh Samui / Join Transfer in Koh Tao
After breakfast, free time until transfer to the airport for your flight to Koh Samui. Arrival Koh Samui, transfer to the pier to take Lomprayah High Speed Catamaran to Koh Tao.
Arrive Koh Tao, meet hotel staff for transfer to the hotel.
Free time at the beach.
Overnight in Koh Tao.
Services Including: car transfers to pier, boat ticket Express, guide in Bangkok
Day 04 : Kok Tao –Scuba Diving – Half day (B) *PADI Discover Scuba Diving program / Lunch on your own
We’ll meet at 11:00am, and will begin with your instructor giving a short presentation on the basics of how scuba diving equipment works along with some safe diving practices.
We’ll then pack our sets of scuba gear and board the Simple Life dive boat where we’ll head out to one of Koh Tao’s shallow coral reef dive sites. Depending on the conditions this could be the Japanese Gardens at Koh Nangyuan, Mango Bay at the North of Koh Tao, or even Aow Leuk on the East coast of the island.
Your instructor will help you don your scuba gear, go through pre-dive safety checks then we’ll enter the water. Beginning in very shallow water you’ll get used to breathing underwater, and practice a few simple scuba skills to build up your confidence.
Once that’s complete and you are feeling comfortable it’s time for the best bit; an underwater tour of the coral reef. Your instructor will guide you on a tour the corals and marine life, right down to a maximum depth of 6 metres. You can expect to see lots of coral species (hard brain & pore corals, sea whips and gorgonian fans) and many tropical fish species such as butterfly and angelfish, pink anemone fish, moray eels, wrasses, stingrays and more.
Following the dive we’ll return to the dive boat for a short rest, after which you’ll have the opportunity to make an optional second dive where we can explore even deeper to a depth of 12M, enjoy a some snorkelling, or even just relax in the sunshine on the boat.
Finally we’ll return to the dive shop at about 17:00pm.
Overnight in Koh Tao.
Services Including: car transfers to pier, scuba equipment, Experienced instructors
Day 05 : Kok Tao – Samui –Flight to Bangkok then connect flight to Chiang Rai (B) / No guide / Join Transfer in Koh Tao
Bangkok - Samui – Bangkok by Bangkok Airways cost usd.-355 per round trip ticket include tax
Bangkok – Chiang Rai by Bangkok Airways cost usd-103 per ticket include tax
After breakfast, transfer to the pier to take the boat express to return to Koh Samui. The boat is expected Lomprayah High Speed Catamaran (9.30 -11.30 a.m).
Arrive at Koh Samui, transfer towards the airport for your flight to Bangkok and connect flight to Chiang Rai Arrival in Bangkok, you make your own way to get to the hotel.
Overnight in Chiang Rai
Services Including: car transfer, boat ticket Express
Day 06 : Chiang Rai – Chiang Khong Border (B)/No Guide
After breakfat at hotel, free until transfer to Chiang Khong. Check in at hotel
Overnight in Hotel near Chiang Khong border
Services Including: car transfer
Day 07 : Discovery of Chiang Mai (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel
After breakfast, transfer to visit elephant camp Watch the elephants taking timber in the forest, you will be amazed by their strength and clever teamwork. Lunch break at the camp After lunch, transfer to visit an Orchid farm before returning to hotel
Optional: Enjoy an elephant ride at $35 nett p.p.
Overnight in Chiang Mai.
Services included: Guide, car, hotel, entrance fee, lunch, 02 bottles of water/pax/day
Day 08 : Chiang Khong – Houeixai –Gibbon Experience – Laos (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel and check out then transfer to Chiang Khong Border.
On arrival at the Border, you will be met and transferred to The tour starts after a one-hour drive from Houayxay. Access walk is steep for over an hour, the tour is thus recommended for trekkers from 12 to 50 years of age and in good physical shape and orver night at house on the biggest tree.
Day 09: Gibbon Experience – Houeixai (B/L)
After breakfast, continue series of very long ziplines flies you from mountain to mountain to the heart of the Nam Kan National Park, all the way to the Tree King - the biggest tree to be found today in Laos. Your host tree carrying the house you will spend the night in stands right next to this giant, As only one gibbon family lives in that area, your chances to meet gibbons are rather low. But for those who love flying through the canopies with stunning views, this zipline-packed ‘airborne' program will be a lot of fun. Then drive back to Houeixai Overnight in hotel.
Day 10: Houeixai – Pakbeng (B/L ) ( Joint Cruise )
Our guide will wait with a SHOMPOO CRUISE sign from 8:30 AM in front of the Lao immigration office. After having completed the VISA procedure, we will go to the Houay Xay boat pier by tuk tuk. Then, you will embark for the first time on one of our luxury boats for the Mekong downstream cruise. On the way, the boat will take its first stop in Pak Tha, to have necessary boat documents signed. The second stop will be to visit a Hill tribe village along the Mekong River. Our guide will explain the way of living and the origins of these rural populations. Lunch is served on board, and during the afternoon, you will be free to relax and taste local flavors with seasonal snacks and drinks. The boat will arrive in Pakbeng before sunset, where you will retreat to your accommodation for the night. Overnight in Pakbeng.
Day 11 : Pakbeng –Pak Ou Cave – Luang Prabang (B/L) ( Joint Cruise )
At 08:00 AM, the boat leaves Pakbeng. Use your free time in the morning for asking some questions about Luang Prabang and Laos to our guide. Lunch is served on board. In the afternoon, we will make two stop. First, we will visit the famous Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) and its thousands of Buddha images. The second stop will be at the Lao Lao village, commonly known as the Whisky Village. In there, the guide will provide information about the locally made rice whisky, and you will have the chance to taste it if you wish. You will also have time to enjoy the charm of this small and authentic village, its temple and local artisans. You will be served a typical snack and drink on board in the afternoon. We will arrive in Luang Prabang around 04:30pm. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 12: Luang Prabang – Hanoi (B) by plane
LPQ – HAN (19:10-20:05) charge $190/ticket/pax
After breakfast at the hotel we will head off to see some of the highlights of Luang Prabang including a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts from the Royal period in Luang Prabang. We are seeing the city’s oldest temples, the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roof sweeping low to the ground, representing classical Lao architecture, the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham.
Then, we begin our journey to Khouangsi Waterfall stopping along the way to visit the morning Phousi Market, this where all the locals of Luang Prabang come to do their daily shopping. You will see a variety of local foodstuffs and products including dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, fish, vegetables and fruit, everything needed for daily life in Laos.
On arrival at the Khouangsi Waterfall you will have the opportunity to cool off with a refreshing swim in the topaz pools below the falls, walk along the forest trails and visit the Bear Sanctuary.
You are free until transfer to the airport for your departure flight to Hanoi.
Arrival Hanoi. Our driver take you to your hotel. Free time for relax .Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 13: Hanoi city tour – On Train (B/L)-Group tour
In the morning Have breakfast at your hotel
7:30 -8:00am Pick up at your hotel then Start the trip with Tran Quoc pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the WestLake.Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father; his house-on-stilt and One pillar pagoda – modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi.Relax and have lunch at a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter.
In the afternoon:
If Tuesdays/Thursdays/Saturdays or Sundays: Visit Temple of Literature constructed in 1070 dedicating to Confucius, sages and scholars. It was also the first university of Viet Nam once.
Arrive legendary Hoan Kiem lake. Visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Tran Hung Dao - General Commander for his struggle against Mongolians.
If Mondays/Wednesdays or Fridays: Explore daily life of traditional ceramics village of Bat Trang. Visit showrooms and see how they model the products. Arrive legendary Hoan Kiem lake. Visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Tran Hung Dao - General Commander for his struggle against Mongolians. come back hotel. Free time to visit Ha Noi Old Quarter until 19:30 -20:00 then transfer to Station catch train to Sapa. Overnight on Train.
Day 14: Lao Cai –Sapa –Lao Chai – Ta Van Village (B/L/D)
05:30 – 06:00: Pick up at Lao Cai train station by our staffs for a drive to Sapa by bus.
07:00: Have breakfast and relax at hotel. If hotel has available room, you can check in early, if not you join in tour first.
09:00: Our guide takes you to visit two villages of the H’mong and Dzay People, called Lao Chai, Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai villages. Have lunch on the way or in a family of the ethnic people. (You will start trekking from hotel to the Lao Chai village with the distance about: 12kms.
17:00 When you finish the trekking trip at the end of the village, our bus will pick up you back to Sapa town. Dinner and Overnight in Sapa.
Day 15: Cat Cat Village – Hanoi ( B/L) by Bus
07:00 Have breakfast at hotel.
09:00 Our guide takes you to visit Cat Cat village of Black H’mong people. You have a chance to visit a waterfall and the hydroelectric power station built by the French, see the life of local through their houses, their handicraft products
12:30 Back to Sapa town and have lunch on restaurant. You are free and easy to discover Sapa town on your own.
15:00 Driver take you back to Hanoi lately. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 16: Hanoig – Halong Bay ( B/L/D)
7:45 – 8:30 Meet your tour guide at suggested places around Old Quarter for Ha Long Bay.
12:30 Embark at Tuan Chau habor, Ha Long city. Transferred by tender to the Dragon Gold cruise
Greeted by crew members followed by welcome drinks, get cruise briefing and check in cabin.
13:00 Savor lunch on board while cruise heads to center of Halong Bay.
15:00 Explore Sung Sot Cave, the biggest cave in Halong Bay which famous for its wonderful stalactites and stalagmites.
16:00 Visit Titop Island for swimming or take a short walk to the top for some overview photos of Halong Bay
18:00 Enjoy sunset while local wine and fruit is served
18:30 Attending cooking lesson to make some spring rolls by yourself.
17:00 Having dinner on board, then free relax with other choices: Squid fishing, singing karaoke, relax on sundeck….
Stay overnight on Dragon Gold Cruise in the middle of Halong Bay.
Day 17: Halong – Hanoi/Danang/Hoian (B/L) by Plane
Suggest flight: HAN – DAN (21:00 -22:20) charge $119/ticket/pax
07:00 Enjoy a new day with complimentary tea and coffee served for light breakfast on board
08:00 Visit Me Cung Cave (Maze Cave) with layers of fossillized shells which present the history formation of Halong Bay.
09:00 Stop by Pearl Farm to study the culture pearl making process.
09:30 Check out your cabin.
10:30 Time for brunch while Dragon Cruise heads back to habor.
12:00 Disembark habor. Say goodbye to Halong Bay, back to Hanoi. On the way back to Hanoi. Private car pick you up then transfer to the airport catch flight to Danang.
Arrival Danang. Private car only take you to Hoian. Check in hotel for relax .Overnight in Hoian.
Day 18: Hoian –Free & Easy (B)
Breakfast at your hotel.Free time to explore Hoian by yourself.
Overnight in Hoian.
Day 19 : Hoian/Danang - Siem Reap ½ day (B/D)
DAD –REP (11:35 -13:35) charge from $215
Breakfast at your hotel then transfer to the airport catch flight to Siem Reap
Upon arrival, you will pick up and transfer to hotel for check in. In late afternoon, you will transfer to visit Siem Reap Orientation visit local main shrine of Preah Ang Chheck/Chhom temple, and visit to Artisans D’ Angkor focuses on training unschooled rural youth in traditional handicraft skills. Here you can discover traditional Cambodian handicraft skills and observe the artisans at work. Ancient techniques are still practiced here such as wood and stone carving, lacquering, gilding and silk painting. A guided tour will provide you with more insight into this organization and you may direct any questions to one of the artisans through your guide. Meet one of the experts from Artisans d’Angkor who will explain about the overall operations and their goals for the future. You will also learn more about the artisans’ backgrounds and how this training has helped them to get a head start in life. Enjoy welcome dinner at local restaurant with Apsara Dance Show.
Day 20 : Siem Reap –Angkor Highlight Tour by Bike (B/L)
It is a fantastic way to visit the temples of Angkor on bicycle as you will catch up with the senses of jungle loops and also we can get closer to the temples than others. This cycling tour will take 25km for round-trip.
8AM: Start cycling to West Gate of Angkor Thom City and ride on the main walls of Angkor Thom to South gate and dead gate. Visit to Bayon, Baphuon, Royal Enclosure, Terrace of Lapper King and Terrace of Elephant and continue to Ta Nei and Ta Prohm through the jungle loop.
Lunch at Batchum restaurant (meal only without drink)
Ride to Angkor Wat the main religious temple before heading onward into town.
Day 21 : Siem Reap –Walking Village –Tonle Sap Lake – Depature (B)
After breakfast at hotel, you will check out and be transferred by our local guide and private car to Krabei Riel Village where will enjoy walking and ride the ox-cart to visit the daily life and daily activities of the villagers. A short stop to one of the local house, enjoy the fresh seasonal fruits and coconut juice, then we continue by our private car to Tonle Sap lake to ride the boat to visit the floating village in fresh water lake which is one of the biggest fresh water lake in Tonle Sap Lake. Then you will transfer to airport for flight departure.
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